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Pan Am Strike #94564

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Strike against Pan Am airlines examined; films shown. [Striker Jack TARMEY, Michael SASSO - remain committed to strike regardless of outcome.] Primary strike issue explained, discussed. [Striker Jeff McDONALD - feels employees have sacrificed enough.] Airline's response noted. [Passenger Carl SWORD - notes Pan Am won't return his baggage.]
REPORTER: Stone Phillips

(NYC) Effect of labor costs on deregulated airline industry, illustrated by today's strike against Pan Am, examined; impact of small airlines such as People Express and solutions by major airlines like Eastern discussed. [Union spokesperson Charles BRYAN - explains success at Eastern.] [Eastern president Frank BORMAN - cites demands exacted by reality of market place.] [Continental Airlines president Philip BAKES - acknowledges industry lost sight of economy priorities.]
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Jennings, Peter;
Phillips, Stone

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